‘F.D. Crockett’ and ‘Lillian B.’ are on the move
All fans of the Deltaville Maritime Museum and its classic workboat fleet are invited to come to the museum’s Pierwalk on both Friday and Saturday, October 29-30, for two bon voyage gatherings. The classic, restored Chesapeake Bay buyboat “F.D. Crockett” will get under way at 1 p.m. on Friday and the classic Maryland dory “Lillian B.” will leave the dock at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Whale sighted in the Chesapeake Bay
Bryan, Terri and Jonathan Flagg of Deltaville and Ashland were on their boat in the Rappahannock River on Sunday, October 10 when they spotted a whale in the Chesapeake Bay near Windmill Point. Jonathan took photos of the whale with his blackberry camera.
Crowning of Oyster Festival Queen set for Nov. 5
The Queen competition starts early in the summer and extends until the crowning takes place on Friday of the Oyster Festival. The crowning of the Queen at the upcoming 53rd Urbanna Oyster Festival will take place on Friday, November 5, at 4 p.m. at Taber Park on Rappahannock Avenue.
Middlesex Museum living history event is Sunday
The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society reminds the public to join area living history players this Sunday, October 24, as it brings to life a county historical event from 1771 performed in dramatic style.